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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama. president first black of south africa and obama the first black president of the united states. given the timing to listen to storynterview, the human of nelson mandela? >> the event that they did here in los angeles to a bunch of high school students, they're using so much material from the film to teach the story of mandela, he told the story about an event which was on his behalf in the states with a bunch of celebrities in attendance. to the this story various actors saying, thank you for your films. one of the things that he would do with his years in prison, we would get together once a week and have a laugh watching various films. thankful -- thank you to you. that was one moment i remember recently from what weinstein had to say. >> the movie is sort of getting mixed reviews. you wonder if this is going to change anything. is notaid that this necessarily meant to be a story that has no rough edges. he obviously had his ups and downs and i wanted to show all of that. nelson mandela passing today at the age of 95. iq all for watching this edition of "bloomberg west." we w
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
astity will soon as july 1. marking the life of nelson to him, paying tribute in a township south west of johannesburg. president obama spoke about what mandela meant to him. >> over 30 years ago, while student, i learned of nelson mandela and the struggle taking place in this beautiful land. and it stirred something in me. it woke me up from -- to my to others and to myself and set me on an improbable journey that find me here today. >> at least 5000 people are expected to attend mandela's funeral on december 15. tonight on bottom line, i will be speaking with deborah gillis, catalyst to get her perspective on women in leadership. "bottom line" tonight at 7 p.m. new york time. hope to see you then. >> this week, president obama signed an extension of america's 10 year plastic gun ban after being reauthorized by congress. that took place yesterday. the original ban was set to expire and had gained attention saying that plastic guns could get past airport security. cory johnson has been following this issue. also, the chief executive of valencia design group and the grandson of a d
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
president obama did speak by phone with nelson mandela's widow. we are learning from the associated press that at least three american presidents will forel to south africa memorial services. they will travel next week to pay their respects. they will be joined on air force one i former president george w. bush and laura bush. they gracefully accepted the invitation from the obama's. former president bill clinton also saying he planned to travel to south africa. as we leave you this evening, a look at the iconic empire state building in new york city lit up in the colors of the south african flag in tribute to the late nelson mandela. i am mark crumpton. that is it for bottom line. have a great weekend. i will see you next time. ♪
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
did. his legacy in south africa will be unmatched of that of anyone we can think about. >> we are awaiting president obama. he is set to give a statement on the death of nelson mandela from the white house. what impacts has nelson mandela had on u.s. president politics? >> two things. first of all, i did want to make a point, which in south africa, there is actually going to be a lot of impact here. he a.n.c. has elections coming up, and they have had a hard time of it. the economy has had a difficult time. the a.n.c. has never gotten since 2% of the vote mandela was in charge of the country. they were set to under perform, and now they are not. now the vote turn out will be great, and it will be very solidly pro a.n.c. the legacy of mandela is really going to matter there. for the united states, in recent years mandela has had the kind of impact that martin luther king had. -- unifying union figure that gets beyond race. some of the best moments that you see in american statesmanship reflects the kind of rhetoric and ideals that mandela actually lived by. but when you look at con
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
boarded a plane to south africa. they will be joining president obama at the memorial service for nelson mandela. you pose problems for all of the does not sound like you. more than 20 lawmakers on their way for the memorial service. they should be back by wednesday. we expect if there is a budget deal, it would happen by late tomorrow. subject should happen later. it should not cause a big problem. rex phil mattingly joining us tonight. a victory for wall street, regulators will not require ceos to confirm they are complying with the vockel rule according to people familiar with tell us the wording will be a relief to who werek executives concerned they would have to personally guarantee and their firms were in compliance. instead, they would have to sign off on having policies and systems in place. five agencies are set to approve. the mostation is among complex and controversial arising from the dodd frank act in 2010 to overhaul the banking crisis. to the credit the congressional health care clock is ticking. biting into the day, lawmakers need to enroll in a plan under obama care or
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
., smith & wesson coming up. and president obama has just finished beating in south africa at the memorial service for nelson mandela where he joined 90 other heads of state. click select to company news this morning. >> government motors no more. the government has sold the last of it they can general motors five years after it gave its first round of eight. it lost about $10.5 billion on its bailout. sac capital striking a deal for its reinsurers. it is selling the reinsurance unit it found that last year. it comes as it transitions following in insider trading settlement. a group led by former marsh and look in and ceo is buying it -- mcclalnnan. new ceo. naming a also announcing the company's founder and chairman is stepping down. remember, last month he told trish regan right here on bloomberg television that some women cannot wear lululemon pants. >> we make jokes about it but this is a very serious issue. they had the flap and all the sheerness -- >> and he did not help matters by saying that. >> is with a glory stock, a year and a half it was a moonshot. >> they cut the fu
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
from johannesburg. we will try to get back to him as soon as we can. president obama praising his achievements saying he served as an example for himself and many others. and nifty his fierce and unbending will do sacrifice his own freedom for the freedom of others, he transformed south africa and moved all of us. his journey from a resin or to a the promisebodied that human beings and countries can change for the better. his commitment to transfer power and reconcile with those who jailed him set an example that all humanity should aspire to. >> bloomberg's kathleen hunter joins us from washington with more reaction. what are we hearing from the white house at this hour? >> from the speech we saw from president obama, the comments he made, one of the most striking was when the president talked about his own influence, the influence it had on his own life from nelson mandela specifically hisrencing the fact that first political act, his first act of political activism dating back to 1981 was when he helped lead and make a speech at an anti-apartheid rally at occidental college. 19
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
administrations on both sides of the aisle. obama,sident barack mandela was a strong political and personal influence. he paid tribute last night. i am joined by the former ambassador to south africa under president george bush who worked with mandela. also with us is bloomberg political analyst matthew dowd. rick to have you with us. ambassador, -- >> -- great to have you with us. ambassador, let me start with you. tell us about what your meetings were like with him. >> the thing that really struck me was his level of graciousness and humility. he was not a big man, but he was larger than life in my eyes, and he struck me as a gentle soul. he offered me a tremendous level of encouragement, and he was very positive in terms of the interactions between me and him, and also felt that we had the opportunity to continue to strengthen the relationship between both south africa and the united states. >> matthew dowd, i want to play one part of the president's tribute to nelson mandela, where he was really emotional talking about his influence on him. >> we have lost one of the most influential, c
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm EST
from around the world joined with south africans to mark the life of nelson mandela. the ceremony at the biggest soccer stadium was the first of three major public events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. never see the life of nelson mandela again. let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world, you too can worth your own. >> and the first female ceo in the global automotive industry, she started her career as an intern more than 30 years ago on the factory floor. in charge of product development and quality in all of gm's cars and trucks for a little under two years. person is jet -- ackerson is retiring january 15 and changes at the top of lulu lemon. chip wilson is stepping down as chairman. the president of toms shoes will be the new ceo. we turn to private equity and venture cap. raised $2 billion across seven funds, focusing primarily on software, and tonight and business services. with me now is a managing director. tank you for joining us. -- thank you for joining us. i know your firm, trident, is focused on security. y
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
. ♪ >> from bloomberg world headquarters in new york, i am mark crumpton. this is "the bottom line." in south obama speaks africa at an emotional memorial service for nelson mandela. u.s. regulators approve the poker rule in an effort to make and we go inside of the c suite at the new cadillac. to our viewers here in the united states, and those of you joining us from around the world, welcome. do we have full coverage of the stocks and stories making headli
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
stadium in south africa. president obama was among those who spoke at the service for mandela. the president made headlines by shaking the hand of event president raul castro. that was the first handshake between those leaders in 13 years. the nominate to head the irs is at his confirmation hearing. will work to he restore the public's trust in the agency. they are struggling with budget cuts and political applications of admitting it applied closer groups. to tea party general motors named a new ceo, making her the first woman to lead a global auto company. there is an -- she is an engineer and has been for 30 years. she will take over for dan a person -- akerson. now to amazon. we all know it is a major online retailer. you may not know that amazon has been quietly building an advertising agency over the last few years. $600 million over it is expectednd to grow this year. cory johnson is back with more on this story. who knew? >> i have been learning a lot about amazon the last couple years. robust with advertising. according to the new -- next guest, there is a new normal. vice
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 8:00am EST
look at the top headlines. a memorial service being held for nelson mandela today. president obama spoke this morning to a crowd which included world leaders, celebrities, royals, and tens of thousands of south africans. nelson mandela last thursday at age of 95. lulu lemon -- the founder of the company is stepping down as chairman. he will be replaced by the lead director. the ceo is also step down and will be replaced by former toms shoe president. all because of those sheer yoga pants. a drugmaker warns that its earnings will miss analysts estimates next year if regulators allow generic companies of a multiple -- of a multiple sclerosis drug. we will be back in two minutes. ♪ bitcoin has been a speculative frenzy lately. but will all the attention celebrating the 12 days of bitcoin -- not really a traditional holiday. matt miller is here for a day two. on the second day of bitcoin, matt miller gave to me -- what have we got? >> today is the day where i start experimenting with all the different kinds of stuff i can buy. each day we are going to do something different with bitc
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
-- mandela. >> you did some reporting on president obama's south african trip, where president obama was very mindful of mr. mandela's health. remind the viewers of what president obama did when he went to south africa several months ago? >> well, again, i wasn't on that trip, but there was oncern, some talk even then. nelson mandela was in failing health at that time. that perhaps his visit to south africa could coincide with nelson mandela, his illness. he didn't go visit directly with nelson mandela at the time. their two lives, given their places in history, have intersected somewhat. we are waiting to hear what president obama says about nelson man tele. would not be surprised to have him appear on camera to discuss his legacy not only in south africa, but in the united states. there is a new movie out now about nelson mandela and his journey from an activist at the african national congress, to his imprisonment, his release and his rise to lead south africa, the incredible rise to lead south africa. no word exactly on what the president can say or when real hear something from pres
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
coming from the event at the football stadium. tens of thousands of south africans are there to pay tribute to the first black president of the country. obama and -- barack many other world leaders are in attendance. let's talk about what we are seeing as the event is unfolding. lenny joins us with more. stunning pictures coming. clearly, a huge amount focus on this event. what is the story that is going to be told? >> people are still arriving. hundreds of thousands, millions will be watching what goes on today. these are live pictures from the stadium. it is raining, but south africans are singing. they are so part of this moment, knowing they will reflect back on a leader that change this country's face. be addressingill the crowd. other people will also be addressing. we also have the president of was notd xi jinpeng able to attend, which was interesting. of state will be addressing the crowd from that country. india and cuba as well. president, the man who succeeded nelson mandela, a man that also did not finish his second term in office as well. a lot of controversy surroundin
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am EST
carney on charlie rose later today. thousands of south africans are making their way and the life of nelson mandela and were expecting many leaders across the world including barack obama and leaders in brazil and india will pay tribute to mandela today at the stadium. with the continue to monitor these pictures -- will potential monitor these pictures and breaking any news and show you speeches -- we will continue to monitor these picture and bring you any news and show you speeches. lessor, chief european economist. -- let's welcome chief european economist. it is a relatively calm to say the least. if 2014 going to be more of the same? tofrom a crisis situation politicization state of situation, we are looking at the effect from stimulation policies that took place this year that were successful in realizing the market. unfortunately i must the negative side effects. we demand. the biggest challenge for 2014 will be the backdrop and in the banking sector. >> you talk about too low inflation, are you worried about deflation? >> the risks in the region we are seeing potentially a ve
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am EST
around the world joined with south africans to mark the life of nelson mandela. it was at the biggest soccer stadium and was the first of three events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. >> we will never see the life of nelson mandela again. but let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world you, too, can make his life's work your own. >> general motors made history today as we were just telling you, naming mary barra the c.e.o. of the company after dan ackerson retires in january and will be the first woman to lead a global automaker and will be doing it right after the u.s. government exits its massive financial stake in g.m. the former c.e.o. of general motors was credited for turning the company around and is on the phone with us for a bloomberg exclusive. thank for you taking time-out for "market makers. let's talk about mary barra, you were the c.e.o. when she was put in human resource in addition to her role in manufacturing and engineering. at that time in 2009, ed, did you see her for a candidate for c.e.o.? >> sure, mary
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